Shahjahan blames JS body’s intervention for extortion in transport sector

Shipping minister Shahjahan Khan on Monday said the government had failed to curb extortion in the transport sector due to intervention of the Jatiya Sangsad oversight body on communications ministry. ‘We have already controlled extortion in Dhaka. But, due to intervention of the parliamentary standing committee on communications ministry we have failed to curb extortion […]

Sunny shines on sunny day

Left-arm spinner Elias Sunny claimed 4-56 on his debut but could not stop West Indies from moving towards safety in the rain-hit first Test against Bangladesh on Monday. West Indies reached 144-5 at stumps on the fourth day, needing only seven runs to avoid follow-on after Bangladesh had declared first innings on 350-9 three overs […]

Ivy faces wrath of Shamim

Selina Hayat Ivy, one of the three high profile candidates in the Narayanganj City Corporation election, on Sunday faced the wrath of Shamim Osman, the AL-backed candidate and his men. When Ivy was coming out of a television programme at Narayanganj club, Liton Saha, a man of Shamim Osman, asked Ivy how long she and […]

Fidel Castro blasts NATO’s ‘genocidal’ role in Libya

Cuban leader Fidel Castro on Monday blasted NATO’s ‘genocidal role’ in toppling Muammar Gaddafi, and decried what he described as the assassination of the late Libyan strongman. Gaddafi ‘was seriously wounded by the most modern NATO fighter-bombers that intercepted and damaged his vehicle,’ Castro wrote in an opinion column that appeared in state-run media. He […]

Sakib now a very relaxed man

Bangladesh all-rounder Sakib al Hasan (C) noticed a team training at national stadium Sher-e-Bangla on Sunday. -Sourav lot carpal Former Bangladesh Captain Sakib al Hasan who lose captaincy said on Saturday can a blessing in disguise, so it more freedom gives him, to think about his own game. Sakib started, accustomed to life as a […]

Clubs Salahuddin accuse of bias

The Bangladesh Football Federation President Kazi Salahuddin was of top clubs train to increase foreign players quota for the upcoming Bangladesh League hit. The move is considered an act of the Biasness on certain clubs instead of a real intention to increase the standard of the game in Bangladesh. Reporter said Saturday, Salahuddin, that it […]